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Lexington Hospitals physicians push COVID-19 vaccines

Gillian Stawiszynski August 19, 2021

Physicians from Lexington Hospitals, including emergency medicine doctors and infectious disease experts, met with the Lexington community Thursday to urge COVID-19 vaccinations among Lexington residents. “This...

Dr. Walter Malone of Canaan Christian Church plants a flag in memory of Kentuckians lost to COVID-19 during a memorial service on March 6, 2021, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Martha McHaney

‘A war that continues’: Kentucky marks one year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Natalie Parks March 6, 2021

On March 6, 2020, Kentucky recorded its first case of coronavirus. The patient was isolated at UK Chandler Hospital and discharged within a week. That was the beginning for the Commonwealth.On March 6,...

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Quarantine Depression Diaries: A reflection on the true essential workers

Ryder Noah From April 19, 2020

This is the third installment of Ryder Noah's newest column, Quarantine Depression Diaries. When in school, the cliché way to convince students to work hard is by making them afraid of working at McDonald’s....

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UK faculty source over 6,000 protective masks for UK HealthCare workers

Emily Girard April 3, 2020

After hearing of a shortage of personal protective equipment at UK Healthcare due to the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Chinese and Chinese-American UK faculty banded together to acquire over 6,000 face...

University of Kentucky Counseling Center personnel work a booth in the Gatton Student Center on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Lexington Kentucky. Photo by Sarah Ladd | Staff

UK Counseling Center to offer free mental health screenings

Natalie Parks October 8, 2019

The UK Counseling Center will be offering free mental health screenings on Thursday, October 10.The screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Gatton Student Center walkway, outside rooms on...

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Home remedies for the holidays

November 27, 2018

College students get sick regularly, whether it is stress-related or the seasons changing. No busy college student wants to schedule a doctor’s appointment, because going to the doctor costs money if...

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Game Review: Red Dead Redemption 2 worth the cost despite ‘tedious’ plot

November 9, 2018

The extremely anticipated sequel to arguably the best western game ever made finally released after almost eight years of development. In only eight days, Red Dead Redemption 2 had already sold over 17...

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Playing with heart: Kenneth Horsey’s journey from open-heart surgery to the UK football team

October 17, 2018

In football, there will be moments when you are faced with a difficult challenge, and the great football players conquer that challenge with no complaints.That profile is what you get from Kenneth Horsey,...

Airline shamed by violent removal

April 12, 2017

A violent video posted to Facebook this past Sunday showed a passenger on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville being forcibly removed from his seat and dragged down the aisle off of the...

Dr. Hsiu-Ying Lisa Tseng is sentenced to 30 years to life for murders in an L.A. case tied to pateints overdoses at Los Angeles Superior court on Feb. 5, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Kentucky should consider murder charges for pill-mill doctors

Patrick Brennan February 22, 2016

Take a moment to picture a murderer. Does she wear a white coat and give you pills?In an unprecedented case earlier this month, a California doctor, Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, was convicted of second-degree...

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